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The DC Code: § 22-3226.09 Civil penalties.

Index22 Criminal Offenses and Penalties. (Refs & Annos)
The following penalties may be imposed in addition to those otherwise available at law:
Any telephone solicitor who violates any provision of this subchapter may be fined up to $1,000 per violation.
A permit or license shall be revoked or suspended if the seller or telephone solicitor fails to comply with the registration requirements of this subchapter.
A judge may impose treble damages against any telephone solicitor who knowingly targets elderly persons or persons with disabilities.
Fines shall be payable to the Fraud Prevention Fund established in § 22- 3226.14.

Historical and Statutory

Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 16-305, in subsec. (a)(3), substituted "persons or persons with disabilities" for "or disabled persons". Legislative History of Laws For Law 13-301, see notes following § 22-3226.01. Law 16-305, the "People First Respectful Language Modernization Act of 2006", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 16-664, which was referred to Committee on the Whole.  The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on June 20, 2006, and July 11, 2006, respectively.   Signed by the Mayor on July 17, 2006, it was assigned Act No. 16-437 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review.  D.C. Law 16-305 became effective on April 24, 2007. DC CODE § 22-3226.09 Current through December 11, 2012


(Dec. 1, 1982, D.C. Law 4-164, § 126i, as added June 8, 2001, D.C. Law 13-301, § 102, 47 DCR 7039; Apr. 24, 2007, D.C. Law 16-305, § 36, 53 DCR 6198.)